Welcome to the Osteoporosis Australia Bone Academy!

Online education specifically developed for allied healthcare professionals to improve education in bone health.

  • For Practice Nurses


    Online course for practice nurses, accredited by APNA. 5 modules covering osteoporosis prevalence, risk factors, fractures, treatment.
    Includes case studies and quiz questions.

    Complete at your own convenience, approx time to complete course 2.5 hours, certificate on completion.

    Course fee applies. CPD – eligible participants to claim up to 2.5 CPD hours.

     

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    Nurses
  • For Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists


    Online course developed by ONERO Academy, accredited by ESSA.

    Osteoporosis Australia has aligned with this evidence-based course. Completion of the course accredits professionals to be an ONERO Practitioner and be able to train people living with osteoporosis and osteopenia.

    Certificate on completion, eligible for 11.5 CPD points from ESSA. Course fee applies. Takes approx. 10 – 11 hours to complete online. Applicants must speak with a course consultant prior to commencing.

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    Physio
  • For Pharmacists


    Online course for pharmacists, accredited by the Pharmacy Guild. Course involves 4 modules covering treatment, lifestyle factors and management of bone health.

    Includes case studies and quiz questions and pre-course and post-course assessment. Course fee applies.

    CPD – accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in a pharmacist’s CPD plan, can be converted to 1 hour Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion.

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    Pharma

Osteoporosis Australia is a national not-for-profit committed to ongoing education of health professionals. Online courses are available for different health professional groups and are accredited. Improving professional education will help improve bone health in Australia.

Bone Academy FAQ

  • Are the courses accredited?

    Yes. The courses are accredited and have CPD points. Please refer to the individual course information for accreditation/CPD guidance.

  • Does a course fee apply?

    Yes. The course must be paid upfront and online and a receipt will be issued.

  • Once I commence a course can I exit at any time and return at a later time?

    Yes. You can exit the online course then log back in at another time. It is recommended users complete an entire module before exiting.

  • I paid online now how do I start my course?

    Once the course fee is paid you will receive a separate email with a login link to commence the course.

  • Will I receive any notification as I progress through the course?

    Yes. After each module is completed you will receive a confirmation email.

  • How long do I have to complete the course?

    You must complete the entire course within 6 months or it will expire.
    The length of each course varies between professional groups. Please refer to course information above for estimated completion times.

  • How will my CPD points be logged?

    It is your responsibility to provide your professional association with your certificate of completion.

  • Will I receive a certificate of completion?

    Yes, this will only be available after the course is completed and can be accessed and downloaded from your dashboard under ‘achievements’.

  • Technical – the course shows it is loading but does not start?

    Tip – ensure you have the latest version of Java, flash player is enabled & your web browser is clear of any cookies. You may also wish to log in & out of the course to restart.

  • Technical – the system will not let me proceed to the next module

    Check you have answered all questions. You must answer all sections within a single module successfully before you can progress to the next module. The course must be done in order, you can not skip modules. Once completed and passed you can not redo previous modules within the course.

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